Moisture Curing Adhesives Market

Moisture Curing Adhesives Market Analysis by Silicone, Polyolefin, Cyanoacrylate, and Polyurethane-based for Automotive, Construction, Textiles, and Woodworking from 2023 to 2033

Analysis of Moisture Curing Adhesives Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Moisture-Curing Adhesives Market Outlook (2023 to 2033)

The global moisture-curing adhesives market is estimated to be valued at US$ 6.8 billion in 2023 and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% to reach a valuation of US$ 12.2 billion by the end of 2033.

Moisture-curing adhesives have the ability to absorb atmospheric moisture so that the end product remains safe from damage and corrosion. Moisture-curing adhesives range from rigid to flexible depending upon the application and the formulation.

Report Attributes


Estimated Market Value (2023E)

US$ 6.8 Billion

Forecasted Market Value (2033F)

US$ 12.2 Billion

Global Market Growth Rate (2023–2033)

6.1% CAGR

North America Market Share (2023)


East Asia Market Growth Rate (2023–2033)

6.3% CAGR

Europe Market Growth Rate (2023–2033)

5.9% CAGR

Key Companies Profiled

  • Arkema S.A
  • Jowat Corporation
  • Dymax Corporation
  • Tosoh Corporation
  • Dow
  • Sika AG
  • H.B. Fuller
  • 3M

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Historic and Future Path for Moisture Curing Adhesives Market

Moisture-curing adhesives find application in end-use industries such as automotive, construction, textile, woodworking, and many more. Moisture-curing adhesives are gaining consumer attraction as moisture is considered unhealthy for the long operating life of the materials. Installation of windshield glasses for automobiles and bonding of polycarbonate window panes to an aluminum ship structure are some of the applications of moisture-curing adhesives.

  • Short Term (2023–2026): Growing construction industry across developed as well as developing countries to create a significant opportunity for the moisture-curing adhesive market players.
  • Medium Term (2026–2029): Increasing number of applications in the automotive industry is likely to create high demand for moisture-curing adhesives in forthcoming years.
  • Long Term (2029–2033): Ongoing research and development activities from the manufacturing companies to find new applications of moisture-curing adhesives is likely to drive the market in a long run.

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Market Dynamics Overview

“Rising Construction Industry to Spur the Moisture Curing Adhesive Market”

Globally construction and infrastructure industry is growing at a significant rate. Governments across developed as well as developing countries are investing heavily in construction activities. The construction and infrastructure industry is valued at over US$ 4.5 trillion in 2022.

Growing demand for the construction industry is likely to create high demand for moisture-curing adhesives in the coming years. Sealing window frames and doors to tile fixing and construction timber lamination are some of the most widespread applications of moisture-curing adhesives in the construction industry.

As moisture-curing adhesives are used for high water resistance and high strength they are remarkable to be used for the construction of the base of any building, where quality and durability are crucial factors, for both exterior and interior construction.

“Environmental Regulation to Hamper Market Growth”

Environmental and safety issues along with increasing government regulation are projected to have a negative impact on the growth of the moisture-curing adhesives market. Governments across the globe have implemented regulations regarding volatile organic compounds (VOC). The US (EPA) has set guidelines regarding the use of adhesives especially VOC-emitting ones in furniture surface coating.

Government regulations such as the significant new alternative policy applied by REACH and EPA regarding the use of eco-friendly products in adhesives can become hurdles for the growth of moisture-curing adhesives.

Country–wise Insights

Why the U.S. Projects High Demand for the Moisture Curing Adhesives?

The US automotive industry is valued at over US$ 100 billion in 2022 and is expected to continue its dominance in the global automotive market. The presence of leading automotive companies such as Tesla, GM Motors, and Ford is likely to create high demand for moisture-curing adhesives in the coming years.

Moisture-curing adhesive plays a crucial role in the growth of the automotive industry. Adhesives are used for brake shoes floor underlayment, hood assembly, side mirrors, wire tacking, motor magnets, and many more applications.

The demand for lightweight materials is rising due to the growing demand for lightweight vehicles. Lightweight materials with a coating of moisture-curing adhesives are used to produce carbon fiber composites and glass fiber-strengthened composites. Hence, the growing automotive industry paved the way for the growth of moisture-curing adhesives.

Why China is Emerging as a Lucrative Market for Moisture-Curing Adhesives?

China’s construction industry is valued at over US$ 4.5 trillion in 2022. The Chinese government has invested a significant amount into the construction and infrastructure sector which is likely to create high demand for the growth of the moisture-curing adhesive market in the coming years. The construction industry contributes nearly 7.0% to China’s economy.

Smart city development in China, rising urbanization, and increasing development of road networks are some of the key factors for the growth of the construction industry in China. In May 2022, China has over 1,200 infrastructure projects which are likely to create a high demand for moisture-curing adhesives. The growing construction industry creates a high demand for water-resistant adhesives and highly strengthen adhesives to ensure quality and durable base structures for further construction activities.

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Category–wise Insights

Why are Cyanoacrylate Moisture-Curing Adhesives in High Demand?

Cyanoacrylate moisture-curing adhesives are expected to account for nearly 1/4th of global consumption during the forecast period. Cyanoacrylate moisture-curing adhesives are well-known as strong adhesives and ability to act quickly. It finds applications in construction as well as residential applications. Cyanoacrylate moisture-curing adhesives are ideal for use in plastic and elastomers. It provides shear strength and high tensile strength in very less time.

Cyanoacrylate moisture adhesive in the moisture-curing adhesives market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% in the forecast period.

How Textile Industry Will Support the Growing Consumption of the Moisture Curing Adhesives?

The textile industry in the moisture curing adhesive market is likely to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% in the forecast period.

Adhesives are used to bond together fabrics in a range of applications. Adhesives are used for the lamination of types of fabric used in clothing and other textile applications. There are three major adhesives used in the textile industry such as hot melts, solvent-based, and water-based.

The introduction of hot melts is one of the introductions of moisture-curing adhesives in the textile industry. They are helpful in attaining improved heat resistance of the adhesives so as to achieve the initial strength of the hot melts.

Market Titans Key Strategies

Moisture-curing adhesives market prominent players are Arkema S.A, Jowat Corporation, Dymax Corporation, Tosoh Corporation, Dow, Sika, H.B. Fuller, 3M Company, Henkel AG, and Pidilite Industries.

Leading market players have adopted inorganic growth strategies such as partnerships with raw material suppliers as well as consumers to increase their presence in the market. For instance, in February 2022, Arkema acquired Ashland’s performance adhesives business. This acquisition strengthens Arkema’s adhesive solution segment and offers thrust to the market.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the price points of key manufacturers of moisturecuring adhesives positioned across regions, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion, in the recently published report.

Segmentation of the Moisture Curing Adhesives Industry Research

  • By Composition:

    • Silicone-based
    • Polyolefin-based
    • Cyanoacrylate-based
    • Polyurethane-based
  • By End-Use Industry:

    • Automotive
    • Construction
    • Textile
    • Wood Working
    • Others
  • By Region:

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia & Oceania
    • MEA

- FAQs -

What is the Global Moisture Curing Adhesive Market Size?

The global moisture–curing adhesives market is estimated to be valued at US$ 6.8 billion in 2023.

How will the Market Perform Over the Forecast Period?

During 2023-2033, consumption of moisture–curing adhesives is estimated to increase at a 6.1% CAGR.

What is the Market Outlook for North America?

The North American market is estimated to capture over 1/4th of the total market share.

What is the Expected Growth Rate of Moisture-Curing Adhesives in Europe?

Moisture-curing adhesives going to register a growth rate of 5.9% in Europe.

Who are the Major Players Operating in the Moisture-Curing Adhesives Market?

Arkema S.A., Jowat Corporation, Dymax Corporation, Tosoh Corporation, Dow, Sika AG, H.B. Fuller, 3M Company, and Henkel are some of the prominent players operating in the moisture-curing adhesive market.

Moisture Curing Adhesives Market

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